CANTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) today announced it has named Amer Z. Aldeen, MD, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer.
USACS Chief Executive Officer, Dominic J. Bagnoli, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, said, “Dr. Aldeen has been with our company for a number of years and continues to demonstrate the finest qualities of a USACS physician. Namely, he is committed to delivering the best patient care, preserving and growing great hospital partner relationships, and he possesses an unwavering dedication to quality, clinician education and wellness. I am very proud to name Amer our Chief Medical Officer.”
Dr. Aldeen commented, “With this extraordinary opportunity I intend to ensure USACS is the industry leader in quality and cost effective services, providing for the best patient experiences. I am grateful to all my colleagues at USACS for their trust and support in this new role.”
Dr. Aldeen is currently vice chair of the National Clinical Governance Board of USACS and executive medical director of the Center for Emergency Medical Education. He previously served as ED chair and medical director from 2014 to 2016 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Aldeen joined USACS from Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago where he had been associate medical director and associate residency director of emergency medicine.
Dr. Aldeen graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, where he received his BA in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Religious Studies and his MD degree. He completed his EM residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, serving as chief resident in 2006. Dr. Aldeen led the Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations team at Northwestern, where he developed protocols to improve the care of older adults in the ED. He also serves as founder and director of the Chicago Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Education Service, which trains the Chicago Police Department in lifesaving skills. He has authored three books and multiple peer-reviewed publications, and the Amer Aldeen Junior Faculty Teaching Award at Northwestern is named after him.
Founded by emergency medicine physician groups in Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Ohio and Texas and capital partner Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, USACS is the national leader in physician-owned emergency medicine, hospitalist and observation services. USACS provides high quality emergency and hospitalist care to over 6 million patients annually at more than 170 locations in 21 states, and is aligned with leading hospital systems across the country. Visit www.usacs.com to learn more.